Wind Advisory issued March 04 at 3:20AM CST until March 04 at 6:00PM CST by NWS

…A VERY WINDY DAY ACROSS THE AREA TODAY.. .A STRONG WEATHER SYSTEM WILL MOVE OUT NORTHERN PLAINS INTO THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY THIS EVENING. AS THE SYSTEM PASSES THROUGH THE RESULTING STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL PRODUCE NORTHWEST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH SOME GUSTS NEAR 45 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. …WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM CST

from JF-KS Situation Room http://jf-ks.com

Grandparents’ day at Valley Falls Elementary

Grandparents were the center of attention at Valley Falls Elementary School when they joined  their grandchildren in the classroom. Jeannie Martin, above, helps her granddaughter Jenna Funk with lessons. Photo by Clarke Davis

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from http://www.jeffcountynews.com/2012/03/grandparents-day-at-valley-falls-elementary/

KDWPT releases free crappie fishing video

Online video reveals all the secrets of catching the state’s favorite panfish A new video, Kansas Crappie Bonanza, was released by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Feb. 17 to show anglers how to catch crappie throughout the year in the Sunflower State. Although this popular panfish is pursued most actively in springtime, […]

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from http://www.jeffcountynews.com/2012/03/kdwpt-releases-free-crappie-fishing-video/

Valley Falls school board gets preview of new teaching tools

by Clarke Davis The Valley Falls school board is contemplating adding more technology to the classroom and is waiting for a general assessment from the teachers along with a price tag. Teachers Cheryl Brosa and Trista Gish gave the board members a demonstration with their iPads Feb. 13, projecting the many applications available on a […]

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from http://www.jeffcountynews.com/2012/03/valley-falls-school-board-gets-preview-of-new-teaching-tools/

Births

St. Francis

Jeremy and Lindsey DeShazer, Topeka, boy, March 1.

Stormont-Vail

Michael and Joy Kruger, Berryton, girl, Feb. 28.

William and Jill Hunt, Ozawkie, boy, Feb. 28.

Brandon Doty and Kimberly Baber, Topeka, girl, Feb. 29.

Anthony Blubaugh and Jennifer Halderman, Topeka, boy, March 1.

from News http://cjonline.com/news/2012-03-01/births